10 best office plants
Our 10 best office plants for more well-being
With plants, you bring nature and soothing greenery into the office. This has a positive effect on the well-being of employees in the company and also has a decorative effect. However, even the best office plants require a certain amount of care and attention. Therefore, a tip from a professional: prefer plants in hydroponics. Find out which are the best office plants and how they affect the indoor climate in this guide.
How do plants affect the indoor climate in the office?
Depending on the type of plant, the number as well as the size of the plant, they affect the indoor climate differently:
- reduce the carbon dioxide content and enrich the air with oxygen
- have a positive effect on the noise level in the room
- natural greenery improves physical and mental well-being
However, which are the best office plants for you also depends on personal preferences. After all, while cacti are among the best office plants for your colleague, you may prefer the exotic flair of the golden fruit palm.
The best office plants and what it takes to thrive healthily
Before you choose any of the best office plants listed below, you should pay attention to the basic needs of green plants. This is, first and foremost, proper care. Since this is often forgotten in the hustle and bustle of everyday work, go for the benefits of hydroponics. Here you only need to give water and some fertilizer from time to time, unless the plant receives a slow-release fertilizer. If this is done regularly, the plant is already partially satisfied. For sufficient light provide a bright location or a plant light.
Our top 10 office plants are green plants:
Birch fig (Ficus benjamina)
The best office plants Ficus benjamina
Available in a variety of shades and sizes, this popular green plant is one of the best office plants. It is easy to care for, prefers a bright location and its foliage makes it look very decorative.
Bow hemp (Sansevieria trifasciata)
The best office plants bow hemp
The bow hemp prefers a room temperature in the range of 21 to 24 degrees and loves bright and shady locations. Even when it comes to water requirements, the bow hemp is undemanding. Its low demands and colorful attractive leaves make it one of the best office plants.
Ivy (Epipremnum pinnatum)
The best office plants ivy
With its eye-catching leaf pattern, large-leaved ivy is one of the best office plants in terms of decorative effect and accepts light and semi-shaded locations equally well. Care requirements for this climbing and hanging plant are low, with the exception of a regular shower with a spray bottle.
Elephant foot (Beaucarnea recurvata).
The best office plants elephant foot
Sunny and warm – that’s how elephant foot loves it, making it an excellent choice for a sunny spot in the office, though it is less fond of the heat of the midday sun. Water requirements are low and the large woody clump with filigree long leaves looks extremely decorative.
Golden Fruit Palm (Dypsis lutescens).
The best office plants Gold fruit palm
The exotic looking golden fruit palm convinces with its rich green and is particularly easy to care for. Ideally, it should be placed in a bright location and regular showering with a spray bottle ensures sufficient humidity.
Green lily (Chlorophytum comosum)
The best office plants green lily
A classic among the best office plants, the green lily presents itself as easy to care for and robust. The plant accepts bright locations as well as shade. However, the darker the location, the more it loses its filigree white coloring, which decoratively interrupts the bright green leaves.
Kentia Palm (Howea forsteriana)
The best office plants Kentia palm
Undemanding and visually attractive, the Kentia palm is one of the best office plants. It likes to be in light to partial shade locations and is happy with moderate watering. During the warm months, however, it needs a weekly dose of fertilizer.
Ray Aralia (Schefflera arboricola)
The best office plants ray aralia
The lush growth of the pretty ray aralia and its uncomplicated care give this best office plant great popularity. Although it loves bright light, it also accepts partial shade locations.
Zamia (Zamioculcas zamiifolia)
The best office plants Zamioculcas zamiifolia
You definitely don’t need a green thumb for the zamia. Also known as the lucky feather, this plant is very frugal in every way and only wants a sip of water every now and then. This means that it definitely meets all the criteria for the “Best Office Plant Award”.
Ivy (Hedera helix)
The best office plants ivy
Ivy is one of the most effective and therefore best office plants in terms of air purification. Due to its frugality, indoor ivy is suitable for all locations.
In our assortment there are a lot of other beautiful hydroponics, for which the list was unfortunately too short. On our website you will find an overview of our assortment.